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Now it’s my choice and I kind of miss being “forced” to go to temple, etc. Jessica: I’ve always lived in very Jew-y places, except for like five months in Edinburgh once.Emily: My hometown was so homogeneously Jewish — everything Jewish felt like second nature.In my past relationships, I was younger and wasn’t really thinking so far ahead, so none of that future stuff really mattered.Now that I’m more explicitly looking for the person to spend my life with and have children with, it feels more important to at least try to find a Jewish partner.My dad, on the other hand, is a staunch atheist (Jewish… ), so he does not care, he just wants grandkids, and he tells me this a lot.Yeah, I feel like the appreciation of the culture (and some of the weirder foods/traditions) is super important. think it is Molly — just from my current relationship.
think it’s definitely starting to become “hotter” to me when someone is a Jew.Even if I was dating a Jew, I’d want them to be into being Jewish. My previous relationship was very serious, but we were so young.Now, even though I am relatively young, I plan on being a working mom someday, in no rush, blah blah, when Ethan [boyfriend] and I discuss our future, we talk about having all our friends to our apartment for Shabbat, or our wedding, or anything like that — I feel like we envision it the same way because we’re both Jewish. Jessica: Same, but for me it’s more my special brand of — I’m sorry I have to say it — nagging.We had Team Alma participate — Molly Tolsky, 31, our editor, and Emily Burack, 22, our editorial fellow — alongside writers Jessica Klein, 28, Hannah Dylan Pasternak, 22, and Al Rosenberg, 32.A quick overview of dating histories, because it will inform the conversation: Molly has had a few serious relationships, one lasting 5 1/2 years, none with Jewish men.
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Emily: I too feel like I’m becoming my Jewish grandma except I cannot cook. Hannah: My aunt married an Irish Catholic and he knows all the blessings, comes to temple, and all that stuff. It is just nice to not have the learning curve, or to have Judaism be one of the many things you do share with your partner.